Victoria: an intimate biography

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Truman Talley Books/Plume, 1987 - Biography & Autobiography - 700 pages
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A major biography of Queen Victoria--the first complete life of her in over twenty years--and the first to be written by an American. Illustrated.

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It has been more than 20 years since Elizabeth Longford's graceful Queen Victoria: born to succeed (1964). Weintraub makes use of various new tidbits that have come to light in this engaging account ... Read full review


Jubilee 1887
Alexandrine Victoria 18171820
Gilded Cage 18201830

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Stanley Weintraub is a historian, a biographer, and a professor emeritus of the arts and humanities at Penn State University. He is the author of "Silent Night: The Story of the 1914 Christmas Truce" and "General Washington's Christmas Farewell". He lives with his wife in Newark, Delaware.

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